Media statement – leave

Earlier in July I took a short period of leave to address some longstanding medical issues.


In attending to these, a number of complications developed, some of which require further attention.


I have consequently sought an additional period of leave from my Senate and ministerial duties. I will return to full duties as soon as I am recovered.


Beginning Monday, Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann will be acting Special Minister of State until my return.


I ask for privacy for myself and my family at this time.

Author: senatorryan

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